Category Archives: Events

Homecoming Webpage for NSU

[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has created a webpage to host information about Homecoming festivities.  Events for students will take place throughout the week of Oct. 14-19, with a parade, pep rally and Rocking on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival on Friday, Oct. 18 and a number of events, receptions, reunions and more on Saturday, Oct. [...]

October AMoA Events

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[ October 5, 2013 to October 26, 2013. ]

Graham Price Strain Lecture Oct. 17th

[ October 17, 2013; ] SHREVEPORT – Barbara Sattler of the University of California at San Francisco will deliver the annual Graham Price Strain Lecture at Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Nursing Education Center at 1800 Line Avenue in Shreveport. A reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. with the lecture [...]

“Some Enchanted Evening” At Coughlin-Saunders

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[ October 3, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – Thanks to the support of McDonald’s of Alexandria, the Arts Council of Central Louisiana proudly presents Some Enchanted Evening, featuring the Rising Stars of the Shreveport Opera.  This performance will be at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, 1202 3rd Street, in the Alexandria Cultural Arts District on Thursday, October 3, 2013.  The [...]

NSU Artists Featured in Leesville Exhibit

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Artists from Northwestern State University who participated in a summer trip to Ghost Ranch, N.M. will featured in an exhibition at Gallery 111 in Leesville Oct. 12-Nov. 16.  “Painted Desert:  What We Did On Our Summer Vacation” will open with a public reception at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

Students and faculty who participated in [...]

Suddenlink Kicks Off 7th Annual Program for Food Bank of CenLA

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[ October 7, 2013 to November 21, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Food Bank of Central Louisiana and Suddenlink will kick off Suddenlink’s 7th annual “Connecting to Those in Need” fall food drive Oct. 7.

Last year the “Connecting to Those in Need” campaign collected more than 68,000 pounds of food and monetary equivalent. The program goal this year is to collect 80,000 pounds [...]

“Some Thoughts About Perfection” Exhibit in Lake Charles

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Some Thoughts about Perfection,” an exhibition by Heather Ryan Kelley, at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The exhibition will open with a meet and greet on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm and will hang through January 4.

Vanitas paintings depict subjects whose presences are fleeting: wealth, [...]

Leesville’s Annual Cleanup Week and Fall Trash Bash

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[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] LEESVILLE, LA- The Mayor’s Women’s Commission (MWC), in conjunction with The Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee, will host Leesville’s semi-annual Cleanup Week beginning Monday, October 14th through Saturday, October 19th.  Residents are encouraged to clean their properties and the city will offer a lending hand.  Leesville Public Works crews will pick up items throughout the week. [...]

Molly Ringwalds performing a Mollyween Bash

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[ October 25, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Marksville, LA – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that the amazing 80’s tribute band,  will return for a Spooktacular Mollyween Bash in the Mari Showroom on Friday, October 25 at 8pm. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now.

The Molly Ringwalds, hailed as the world’s greatest 80’s tribute band, will be entertaining Paragon [...]

“Playing for Pink” Softball Tournament

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[ October 5, 2013 to October 6, 2013. ] Alexandria, La – The United States Fast Pitch Association will host a softball tournament at the Alexandria Youth Complex Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6. The Playing for Pink tournament is a breast cancer benefit tournament with proceeds going to a local cancer awareness organization.

The tournament will include teams from the 8U category up [...]